I received a suspicious text about paying a fee on my shipment

Did you receive a text messages indicating that a USPS delivery is awaiting your action, such as to pay a fee, with a strange web link to click in the body of the message?

Don’t click the link!

This type of campaign is a scam recognized as smishing.

FruitStand ships via FedEx only. We will never charge you an extra fee for your shipment.

According to the United States Postal Inspection Service, "Smishing is a form of phishing that involves a text message or phone number. Victims will typically receive a deceptive text message that is intended to lure the recipient into providing their personal or financial information. These scams often attempt to impersonate a government agency, bank, or other company to lend legitimacy to their claims."

To learn more about smishing and report any scams, please visit the link below:

https://www.uspis.gov/news/scam-article/smishing

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